Questions tagged [wifi]

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Existing WiFi connections need restart to work

I currently have a Nokia Lumia 930. The major annoyance at the moment is that at times it just wouldn't connect to any existing network unless restarted. Turning WiFi off and back on doesn't solve ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview - Lumia 920, wifi not working after install

Last night I installed the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview (Slow) (Build 10.0.10166.0) Everything seems ok, but when I try enable the wi-fi an error popup is shown (in spanish) that say something ...
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Can't connect to a Wi-Fi network

My phone is on Windows 10 Mobile, build 10586.242. I can't connect to my home wifi network whereas other devices can. I've tried forgetting the network and reconnecting, but my phone says "unable to ...
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why can't my windows phone lumia 640 connect to a Wi-FI?

I have a windows phone lumia 640, and I can't connect to WI-Fi at all. I tried to connect to a Wi-Fi but I doesn't let me, it keeps saying "Your phone can't connect to this Wi-Fi". I can sometimes ...
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Wifi wont turn on, no matter what I do

I have a Microsoft Lumia 640XL, and I am unable to turn on/off my WiFi. The Settings menu is showing that it's turned on, but when I click on the WiFi option it shows as off. I am unable to turn it on ...
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How can I tell whether I'm getting data via Wi-Fi or phone network?

There are occasions when my Wi-Fi is fully lit but data traffic is slow and patchy (like it's coming over the phone network). If I lose phone signal, internet connectivity fails completely. Meanwhile, ...
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How to add static IP in lumia 630

how can i add static IP in Nokia Lumia 630 ?? Currently there is no option in settings. Is there any other way where i can directly insert static IP in system through any software ??
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How do I turn off auto disabling of the modem mode when loss of the network?

I use my Lumia 830 with running Windows 10 Mobile as WiFi hotspot. When the phone loses the network for any reason, it turns off the WiFi hotspot mode and I must enable it again myself. How do I fix ...
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WP app to manage phone like Android's AirDroid?

I am using HTC 8S Windows Phone. Previously, I was using an Android phone and am very attached and used to using this app called "AirDroid" AirDroid is a fast, free app that lets you wirelessly ...
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Will my 3G phone benefit from 4G wireless router?

I have the 3G model of Lumia 640 XL. I think about buying a new 4G wireless WiFi router and connect My phone to it through WiFi. My question is, will my phone benefit from the high speed of 4G router ...
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Window Phone and my wifi network issue [closed]

My Nokia Lumia cannot connect to wifi network. Please help me out.
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Wifi won't connect to network

Why can't I connect to WiFi? I have a Lumia 535 for a while and was not able to connect to network, a message would indicate network did not respond or phone can not connect. What I had to due to be ...
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Why is my wifi status always showing data transfer is happening? Are there any diagnostic tools to help find out?

Recently, I have noticed that my phone's wifi status is continually showing data transferring. That is, the arrow in the upper left corner of the status icon is always being displayed. I am sure that ...
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Lock screen Buttons disappeared

I am using Microsoft Lumia 540. I updated my Lumia with insider updates from fast ring. Now my phone is showing three problems. Lock screen buttons are disappeared, that's why I am unable to input 4 ...
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what does this icon means in windows phone while wifi is on.

I just noticed that whenever my WiFi is on this icon appears in between. I searched about this icon and I got information about it which says that this icon appears when "WiFi connection is being used ...
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windows 10 mobile wifi no connections available

Me and my girlfriend both have a Lumia 735 running windows 10 mobile. My WiFi is working fine. However my girlfriend has the same problem every evening, being that the phone doesn't connect to any ...
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How to find the password of a WiFi network?

My phone (a Nokia Lumia 520) is connected to a WiFI network but I've forgotten the password. Is there any way I can get the password of the wifi network that I am currently connected to?
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Lumia 735 unable to access WPA2 home WiFi

I have Lumia 535 Dual SIM and Lumia 735. Using second phone I'm unable to connect1 to a WPA2 secured home WiFi network, even though I'm connecting to the same network without any problems, when using ...
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Protocol, certificate or setting that prevents Lumia 735 from connecting WiFi [duplicate]

My Lumia 735 is unable to access my home WiFi network1. Since I'm able to access the very same network from a number of other devices, including: Lumia 535 Dual SIM, Lumia 635, Luma 640, various ...
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How to Recover a wifi password?

I accidentally factory reset my windows 8.0 phone which deleted my saved password for my WiFi. How do I recover my password?
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I can't connect my phone to my WiFi network

I've tried EVERYTHING to connect my phone to my WiFi again and it keeps saying "your phone can't connect to the WiFi network", it doesn't say try again later anymore.
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Anyone ever get EAP-TLS working on Windows 10 Mobile?

I've been forever trying to get EAP-TLS working with Windows Phone 8.1 and now Windows 10 Mobile. I just can't get it to prompt for a certificate. The certificate is self signed but works fine with ...
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My Lumia 730 is unable to connect to any wifi router

I am facing problem connecting to any wifi router with my 6 months old lumia. Although lumia rolled out a ciritcal update but i am not able to update even with 3g data plan. It says it needs the wifi ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode

I just want to know why Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode but allows when WiFi mode. In android file transfer is allowed in both the modes (using ShareIt, Zapya,...
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Lumia 520 unable to connect to WPA2 Enterprise WiFi

My Lumia 520 absolutely refuses to connect to my university campus wifi, which would be ideal as lectures like pushing content to our intranet. The phone keeps asking for my username and password. ...
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WiFi issue in my Nokia lumia

The WiFi in my phone isnt working properly only my WhatsApp is working. None of the other apps are working. The WiFi is working properly for everyone in my house. Idk what the problem is. I tried ...
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Unable to turn on WiFi on Nokia Lumia 925

I've been running Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview on a Nokia Lumia 925 for the past few weeks and everything has been fine. I come into work this morning and I notice that the WiFi is off. I tried ...
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Use EAP-TTLS certificate with Windows Phone

I'm trying to connect our university's WiFi network but it requires a TTLS (PAP) certificate for authentication. And there is no certificate for Windows Phone, only for Android, Windows, Mac OS and ...
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Any solution for 3G traffic counting?

Can I see my traffic somewhere in settings? Is there some app doing this? Or any app for jailbreaked devices? It's kind of basic feature nowadays, when internet connection is necessary.
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How can I set my Windows 7 Phone's default DNS server?

I have a strange issue with my internet connection, where people coming over to my house are sometimes unable to connect to the internet. On my own computers I have also experienced the issue, but I ...
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How to host a web site on windows phone? [closed]

I am starting my evaluation of windows phone features. At the moment I am curious if it is possible to host an asp.net web site on windows phone with windows 8.1 OS. I would like to acceess this site ...
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Wifi Problem on lumia 720

I have a Lumia 720 and from time to time it simply won't connect to my work wifi. At home, university and some other places it works fine. But some times it won't work at my company. For other people ...
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Wi-Fi Connection Not Working

I have my phone connected to Wi-Fi, but it just says "We can not connect to internet try sometime after." I have tried the following steps but it doesn't help anything: Turn off Bluetooth Turn off ...
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Features and Upgrade to Windows 10 for Lumia 820?

I would like to know windows 10 features and does windows 10 going to support Wifi direct, net sharing , calling from pc/laptop using phone etc Can I install it on my Lumia 820 ? What are the known ...
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Windows Phone apps not working through proxy server

I'm using Windows Phone 8.1 and my college Wi-Fi uses proxy servers to connect. Apps like WhatsApp, Hike, Skype, etc. don't work through proxy servers. Can any of you help?
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Wifi and notification issues

I am owner of a Lumia 820 for two years now. I like Windows Phone, but since the 8.1 update I am experiencing issues with the wifi connection and my notifications. The main thing is that I am not ...
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WiFi keeps getting disconnected when I turn off screen?

I have a Lumia 610, running on WP 7.8 For some reason, whenever I turn off the screen, my WiFi keeps getting disconnected. This isn't in the settings. Any way to fix this?
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Lumia 530 (Denim) don't turn off WiFi when screen goes to standby

I've run into some strange behaviour. I connected my new Lumia 530 to Whatsapp Web so that I can chat on WhatsApp from my computer. However, every time the phone goes in standby, connection is lost - ...
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Is the Wi-Fi symbol always supposed to have “full connection”

The symbol in the top bar always shows the 4 bars, when WIFI is activated. Is this normal, or should it (as on iPhone) represent the WIFI strength?
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Wifi, Bluetooth & FM Radio not working in Lumia 720

I've faced these problems: FM Radio app doesn't start, Bluetooth on/off button is disabled, When I want to enable Wifi, it ask to restart. I've tried restarting my phone several times, and then ...
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How to suppress Windows 8.1's resistance to download app over cellular data network?

I have disabled get apps over wifi only in Store settings of my Windows 8.1 device. Still, when I try to install an app that is just 118 MB in size over Cellular network, I get a message that the app ...
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Windows [Phone] 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on successfully, ...
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Phone is unable to connect to any Wi-Fi network

My Lumia 925 is able to recognize all Wi-Fi networks in the vicinity when I switch on the Wi-Fi. However, it is not able to connect to any network when I try. it says: "Can't connect to this Wi-Fi ...
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Why my lumia 630 cant connect to certain android wifi hotspot?

I have a lumia 630 dual sim ( S.O version is 8.10.12397.895 ) and on the wifi networks list my android wifi hotspot is not listed ( I used a moto X ) so i cant connect it, but i tried to connect a ...
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Your phone can't connet to the WiFi network HOMENET

I've just realised that the reason why my apps weren't updating even though I was at home is because the phone can't connect to my home WiFi. I'm not sure why, as previously there was no problem. I'...
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DNS issues when connected to wireless network without cellular data connection

I am having issues using my Windows Phone on any wifi network, because for some reason DNS lookup doesn't seem to be working. I discovered it first when I was for holiday in Germany last week and ...
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Cannot use mobile internet when in range of wifi

I have a problem with using mobile internet on my Nokia Lumia 925. When my wifi is on, everything works as it should. When I turn off wifi, my phone should switch to mobile internet (this is turned on)...
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Unable to turn on/off wifi

I am having Lumia 620,i am unable to turn on/off my wifi.In the settings menu it is showing as turned on for Wifi but when i click on the wifi option it shows as off.I am unable to turn it on and it ...
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Not Getting Internet On Wi-Fi Network

When I connect my phone to Network-A, it gets internet just fine. But when I connect it to Network-B, I don't get internet from it. The strange thing is that it does not say "Limited", and every other ...
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How can I connect to Wi-Fi with a Windows Mobile through WPS?

Is it possible to connect to a wifi network using WPS Pin and a Windows Mobile (PocketPC) phone? Note: I know windows mobile is old but I really need to do that and Windows mobile is previous version ...